Oswego’s 1012 venue to kick off summer Saturday with Country Bash, Tribute to Veterans – Shaw Local

Tickets are on sale now for the 2022 Oswego Village Summer Event Series at location 1012.

The outdoor entertainment venue, which opened in 2021 at 1012 Station Drive near Orchard Road, will host a combination of 17 paid and free events this summer, sponsored by Allied First Bank.

Four weekend headlining concerts, seven free Thursday night neighborhood parties, four Movies Under the Stars events and several other free events are listed on the official events calendar, venue1012.com/events.

Tickets can be purchased online at the venue’s website. Admission for weekend headliners is $15 for ages 13 and up or $50 for a four-concert package, with kids 12 and under admitted free and military discounts , veterans and their families.

Allied First Bank’s summer lineup kicks off Memorial Day weekend with Country Bash this Saturday, May 28 and a Veterans Tribute event on May 29. Country Bash will feature Whiskeyfist and two other country bands and the Veterans Tribute event will feature marching bands like Celebration Brass and Springbrook’s Oswego Pops Orchestra playing patriotic favorites.

Other weekend headliners include High Infidelity on June 11; Bad Medicine, with the first Coverlicious, on July 23; and AC/DC tribute band AZ/DZ, opening for The Pyromaniacs, on September 3.

Thursday Night Block Party events, select Thursdays from 5:30-9:30 p.m., will feature free concerts featuring music from the 60s, 70s, and 80s; Motown and pop favorites; and a back-to-school party.

Movies Under the Stars rounds out the series with free movies for all ages and lawn games, including bags and the giant Connect Four.

All events are family friendly and have been created to engage a variety of different audiences. For details on the weekend’s headliner performances, Thursday night block party schedules and movies under the stars, check out the Events Calendar.

Some events will be supported by food trucks serving local dishes, and wine and beer will be available for sale. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and blankets to relax on while celebrating the long summer nights.

“Get ready to celebrate summer with tons of entertainment options for all ages,” said Oswego Village President Troy Parlier. “Not only is Venue 1012 a great place to gather with family and friends outdoors, but this year’s exceptional summer season also offers endless opportunities to create memories with live music and fun in family.”

Venue 1012 as well as the Village’s special events program are designed to be self-sustaining from year to year, funded by sponsorship, beverage and ticket sales, and other event-related revenue.

Find out more about place 1012 sponsorship, donation opportunities and event rentals at www.oswegoil.org/venue1012 or email Julie Hoffman at jhoffman@oswegoil.org for information.

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